Travel Blogs from Delhi, India

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The "sh*ttiest" hotel ever.....

A travel blog entry by lizandkev

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... we are not the most inspirational of people so instead we will write what we can and you can tell us what you think! Here goes..... Delhi is dirty. Getting the the taxi in from the airport was fun. cars driving 5 abreast on a 3 lane motorway, plenty of ...

A Nicer Dicer in Bhutan, New Delhi, India travel blog

A Nicer Dicer in Bhutan

A travel blog entry by mbgower

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... (although for the $150/night cost, I think the hot water should last more than 5 minutes; such are the pricing realities in Delhi). They've been putting off dinner for my arrival, so we walk the dark streets to the Defence Colony Market for a south ...

The Yatra - An endless Song, Delhi, India travel blog

The Yatra - An endless Song

A travel blog entry by kailashi

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... -Mansarovar from various states of the country, have gathered in the reception hall of the Heart and Lungs Institute, New Delhi. Here, investigation to ascertain the fitness of each yatri to withstand the rigours of the arduous journey is underway. While ...

Republic Day, New Delhi, India travel blog

Republic Day

A travel blog entry by mbgower

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... , but I'm deeply appreciative of the wool and acrylic items on display. The sweaters eventually lead us to the India Gate monument itself, which commemorates the contributions of the country to the defence of European allies during the first world war. ...

Endless Song continues, Delhi, India travel blog

Endless Song continues

A travel blog entry by kailashi

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... faint morning breeze stirs the leaves of the roadside avenue.   We are assembled here outside the Gujarati Samaj Sadan, New Delhi. A large number of family and well-wishers have come to see us off. There are couple of Pujaris wearing a loin ...

OH MY GOD, I'M IN INDIA!!!, Delhi, Ireland travel blog

OH MY GOD, I'M IN INDIA!!!

A travel blog entry by fishtails04

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Oh my God, I'm here! I'm actually in India... I'm typing this from an internet cafe on the main bazaar in Paharganj, Delhi, with the sweat trickling steadily off me and the incessant noise of horns blaring out on the street...it's chaos out there, but ...

New vs. Old Delhi?, Delhi, India travel blog

New vs. Old Delhi?

A travel blog entry by madman96

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Today we had a full day of sightseeing in Delhi including: Humayan's Tomb - 2nd Mughal emperor Humayan is buried in a complex of 10 mausoleums, displaying perfect symmetry and quite beautiful surroundings.  It served as an early template for the ...

Delhi, Delhi, India travel blog

Delhi

A travel blog entry by loudan1979

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Nearly ...

India and Mother Dearest - Here I come!, Delhi, India travel blog

India and Mother Dearest - Here I come!

A travel blog entry by madman96

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... Jami Masjid (largest congregational mosque in Asia), Red Fort (Palace built by Shah Jahan as the center of the Mughal empire), India Gate (World War I memorial like the Arc de Triumph), Chandi Chowk (vivrant street market where we took a rickshaw ride), ...

India, New Delhi, India travel blog

India

A travel blog entry by arlash

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... of crops or supplies. I even saw a few monkeys running around. I took a first class train today. After three nights in Delhi, I felt it was appropriate. Breakfast and drinks were served during the 5 hour ride. All for under $9. Not bad. I usually opt ...

Crazy Delhi!!!!, Delhi, India travel blog

Crazy Delhi!!!!

A travel blog entry by loudan1979

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...  are just a matter of personal taste. There are plenty of museums, sacred tombs (from various important people over India history) and numerous Mosques to see. As long as you can stand the rickshaw driver's steep charges, to take you ...

A hot one in Delhi, Delhi, India travel blog

A hot one in Delhi

A travel blog entry by rachel_john

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We arrive after what seems like an endless journey (8hr5m) with British Airways to our first destination: Delhi. What better place to begin? Life is very different here. We are collected in an ancient white Austin Ambassador with chrome finishings and ...

Impressions of Food, Delhi, India travel blog

Impressions of Food

A travel blog entry by rachel_john

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Breakfast (10am) In hotel - on rooftop Rachel - scared of getting food poisoning opts for 2 slices of toast and a cup of tea (40p) John - hungry so takes two fried eggs on toast plus tea and pineapple juice with inidentified black bits in it (100p) ...

Back in Delhi, Delhi, India travel blog

Back in Delhi

A travel blog entry by philthy

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Not sure on the exact dates ...

DELHI, DELHI, India travel blog

DELHI

A travel blog entry by mills-mcshea

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AAAAAAGHHHHHHHHHHH FIRSTLY FORGIVE THE CAPS, ON THIS KEYBOARD ONCE YOUR BIG, YOU STAY BIG. ANYWAY WE ARE HERE, SPENT SO LONG TALKING ABOUT IT, THAT I STILL DONT THINK THAT IT HAS SUNK IN. ARE ALIVE, AND WELL FOR THE MOMENT, IF NOT VERY WET BEHIND THE ...

New Delhi - Day 12, New Delhi, India travel blog

New Delhi - Day 12

A travel blog entry by beemichaela

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... foam spray. My skin, my hair and my clothes got covered, but we took it in good humour and carried on. Walking around New Delhi, as foreigners, we were constantly targeted! It was a lot of fun ostof the time, except when it went into your eyes and mouth ...

INDIA  WE  HAVE  LANDED!!, DEHLI, India travel blog

INDIA WE HAVE LANDED!!

A travel blog entry by roseyben

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Hi everyone We arrived in Dehli around 1.30am local time (8pm UK time). It was a nightmare clearing customs and we eventually got outside and into a cab just as all the power went off everywhere including the airport!! Got a taxi to digs - one from ...

Shopping!, Delhi, India travel blog

Shopping!

A travel blog entry by izzie

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Yes, the plan was to go to Red Fort and the mosque and maybe the big Islam monument Qutub Minar, south of Delhi. Instead I went shopping. Red Fort, as I suspected, was red and fort-ish and getting to it involved walking across a busy road. The mosque ...

Back we go, Delhi, India travel blog

Back we go

A travel blog entry by mills-mcshea

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Jumped off the raft yesterday at 2.45, rickshaw to the bus stand, and then stright on a 7 hour bus to Delhi. i have a theroy that indian people must have callouses on the bottom to put up with this kind of tourture, it's much worse than those pesky ...

First Light, New Delhi, New Delhi, India travel blog

First Light, New Delhi

A travel blog entry by mbgower

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... and bustle of a great city. This residential area, the Defence Colony, was laid out by the British along with all New Delhi. There's still a sense of stately elegance amidst the decay. Last night Emma and Mariah laughed at my comments on the state of the ...

Learning curve, Delhi, India travel blog

Learning curve

A travel blog entry by izzie

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... tourist office, and lo and behold, every day for the next 4 days is available to Shimla. Little buggers. So, train tickets bought. Delhi - Kalka, then the toy train to Shimla. It'll take all day and according to Ravi you can walk faster than it moves, ...

Delhi Again, Delhi, India travel blog

Delhi Again

A travel blog entry by meandher

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July 7th ...

New Delhi - Day 10, New Delhi, India travel blog

New Delhi - Day 10

A travel blog entry by beemichaela

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I don't know why but lately we seem to have been having disastrous mornings, followed by really good afternoons and evenings. Once again this is how our day started. We woke up in our hotel and after having seen all the market stalls the night before, ...

Delhi Assurance, Delhi, India travel blog

Delhi Assurance

A travel blog entry by laurenandkris

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... my lower bowel. (all is good at the moment, but it's like waiting for an injection, the fear has gripped me!) Kris Well, Delhi is officially the maddest place I have ever encountered in my entire life! It's been a learning curve and then some. I ...

Sensations of Epic Proportions and the New Knight, Delhi, India travel blog

Sensations of Epic Proportions and the New Knight

A travel blog entry by lraleigh

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... Place (For another take on our Delhi to Ladakh trip, you can look at Kevin's travelpod here). Along these streets, Delhi comes alive and attacks your senses. Incense and the smell of fresh vegetable samosas contrast with burning heaps of plastic and ...

Suprising Delhi, Delhi, India travel blog

Suprising Delhi

A travel blog entry by themurphys

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... 'cos it's been hard just getting my thoughts together enough to be able to describe what we think... so here goes anyway..... Delhi sure is a place where a picture tells a thousand words but looking at pictures of Delhi alone does it an injustice, as the ...

Holy Cow!, New Delhi, India travel blog

Holy Cow!

A travel blog entry by laurenandjack

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... ghat where you could see the bodies being thrown in the fire and poked at by the poor Untouchables' (a "caste" of people in India, the lowest of the low, who perform jobs like desludging open sewers and cleaning the alleyways of cow shit), and their ...

Sand Castle...., Delhi and Jaisalmer, Rajasthan, India travel blog

Sand Castle....

A travel blog entry by grahamandrach

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... Havelis over next couple of days and then caught a delayed overnight train to Jodhpur. Nitty gritty : The train from Agra to Delhi was 3 hours late but as it was filled with orthopeadic surgeons returning from a conferance in Agra, it proved to be ...

Incredible India, New Delhi, Agra, Jaipur, India travel blog

Incredible India

A travel blog entry by chronometers

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****work in progress *** please check back later for more pics and the full story*** About once a quarter Melanie goes to India for a very fast 2-3 days of meetings. Normally she arrives at midnight the night before the meeting and leaves at 2 a.m the ...

India - Back to Delhi, Delhi, India travel blog

India - Back to Delhi

A travel blog entry by gonetilwhenever

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... as our plane to Kathmandu would leave fairly early the following morning.   Miraculously we had left India unscathed by the infamous 'Delhi Belly', in fact the slightly dodgy stomach Andrew had arrived with had magically dissipated in correlation ...

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